Episode 50

50: Special 50th episode (LIVE)

September 14th, 2017

1 hr 39 mins 44 secs

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About this Episode

Dan and James celebrate their 50th episode with a live recording! They cover a blog post that argues grad students shouldn’t be publishing, what’s expected of today’s postdocs, and the ‘tone’ debate in psychology.

BONUS: You can also watch the video of this episode on the Everything Hertz podcast channel (link below)

Other stuff they cover:

  • James offends a sociologist, as is his wont
  • The argument for why grad students shouldn’t publish
  • Gatekeepers controlling what’s being published
  • Editors that Google authors before sending papers out for review
  • Judging researchers on their institution’s location
  • James on networking
  • How do you challenge reviewers when they say you are "too junior"
  • The standards of Frontiers papers
  • Writing review papers for the wrong reasons
  • Why are there so many meta-analyses?
  • Pre-registering your meta-analysis
  • Registered reports vs. pre-registration
  • What’s expected of today’s postdocs
  • How many papers should you peer review?
  • How James tried to ward off review requests
  • Things that millennials are ruining
  • The role of humour in the tone debate

Links
Episode video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj3WsTiUuLo&t=3s

The “should grad students publish" article: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/08/23/renewed-debate-over-whether-graduate-students-should-publish#.WaGAeN_v8jI.link

Prospero meta-analysis registration: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/

Eiko Fried’s tweet on postdoc expectations: https://twitter.com/eikofried/status/902470702892290048

James’ publons profile: https://publons.com/author/1171358/james-aj-heathers#profile

JANE: http://jane.biosemantics.org

Anonymous PubPeer comments: https://pubpeer.com/publications/0E0DAEBEC6183646F18F4FAED03B1A#7

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